Science

Current Protocols in Cell Biology

Description
Developed by leading scientists in the field, Current Protocols in Cell Biology is an essential reference for researchers who study the relationship between specific molecules and genes and their location, function and structure at the cellular level. Includes nearly 1,000 detailed protocols carefully written by the foremost investigators in cell biology from all around the world; offers expert research tips and guidelines for isolating and culturing cells in two- or three-dimensional cultures, analyzing the morphology of the cell, and characterizing the functions of organelles and molecules in the cell and its environment; includes special appendices on the use of inhibitors and pharmacologic agents, protein motifs, absorption and emission maxima for common fluorophores, and more.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11055
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Analytical Abstracts (RSC Publishing)

Alternative Titles
Analytical WebBase
Description
Analytical Abstracts (also known as Analytical WebBase) is the premier current awareness and information retrieval service for analytical scientists. Search the worldwide analytical literature conveniently and rapidly, covering the period from 1980 until the latest update.
Type
Database
Coverage
1980-present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11045
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NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions

Alternative Titles
DLMF
Digital Library of Mathematical Functions
Description
The Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF) Project was initiated to perform a complete revision of Abramowitz and Stegun's Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, published in 1964 by the National Bureau of Standards. See R. F. Boisvert and D. W. Lozier (2001) for historical background about this important publication. The DLMF Project has updated and expanded the coverage for current needs. The results have been published in book form as the NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions, by Cambridge University Press, and disseminated in the free electronic Digital Library of Mathematical Functions.
Type
Database
Coverage
Current edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10979
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Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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Reaxys (Web Access to Beilstein, Gmelin and Patent Chemistry Database)

Alternative Titles
Beilstein
Gmelin
Description

Combined web access to Beilstein, Gmelin and Patent Chemistry Database. Search by chemical structures or reactions to retrieve physical/chemical properties, spectra, related reactions, description of reactions as well as references to the literature in which the data appear. It also includes the synthesis planner tool.

Type
Database
Coverage
Selected core chemistry journals(1771-) (organic, organometallic, inorganic chemistry); Selected orgnaic chemistry patent publications(1803-1980) English-language organic chemistry patent publications (WO, US, EP 1976-) from the primary International Patent Class IPC C07 Organic Chemistry, A61K medicinal Preparations(with C07 as sec. IPC), A01N Biocides, Agrochemicals, C09B Dyes.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10973
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SPIE E-Books

Alternative Titles
Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers
Description

Online source for three valuable series of SPIE Press titles in optics and photonics: * SPIE Press Monographs are authoritative reference books, textbooks, and handbooks. * Tutorial Texts cover fundamental and emerging topics at introductory and intermediate levels. * Field Guides present key information that students and practicing engineers and scientists need in a concise format. SPIE eBooks launched with 120 books in January 2010; 15 to 20 new titles and editions will be added during the year. As new books are published, they will be available in SPIE eBooks first.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
E-books from 1991 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10945
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ACS Symposium Series

Alternative Titles
American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium Series
ACS Symposium
Advances in Chemistry
Description

Full text of titles from the ACS Symposium Series and the Advances in Chemistry Series.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Varies by title.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10717
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Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)

Alternative Titles
EOL
Description
The Encyclopedia of Life is a collaborative effort among several internationally known natural history institutions, with the goal of providing detailed information about all 1.8 million species of organisms on Earth via a single, free web portal. Content is synthesized from published literature and verified by volunteer scientists. Most of the content is text, although multimedia and interactive content is available for some entries.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10679
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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Springer Complete English/International eBook Collection

Alternative Titles
Springer eBooks, Springer e-Books, Springer Electronic Books
SpringerLink, Springer LINK
Springer MyCopy print on demand service, Springer My Copy
Description

Provides online full-text access to over 45,000 books in all subject areas published by Springer, one of the world's largest academic publishers. Includes all books published by Springer in English, French, Italian, and Spanish from 2005 to the present, plus most books published from 1996-2004 and selected books published before 1996, under the following imprints: Apress, Birkhauser, Copernicus Books, Humana Press, Physica-Verlag, Plenum US, Springer, Springer-Verlag, Steinkopff, and TELOS. Includes books from 38 different book series as well as books published independent of any series.

Books can be viewed and printed chapter by chapter in PDF at no charge. In addition, personal copies of some titles can be purchased for $24.95 each through a service offered by Springer called MyCopy. The MyCopy offer is currently valid for over 20,000 Springer eBooks. Books are new soft cover editions with a color cover and black and white book content.  To be eligible for the MyCopy service, books must be:

  • Fewer than 1,200 pages
  • Single titles (not part of a multi-volume set)
  • Published 2005 or later
  • English language

 

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10393
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McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology

Alternative Titles
AccessScience @ McGraw-Hill, Access Science
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (GVRL)
Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Description
Provides thorough, up-to-date overviews of a broad range of contemporary scientific and technical topics, including the latest developments in nearly 100 fields, and well-illustrated, detailed coverage of major discoveries, breakthroughs, and milestones. Contains more than 7,000 articles by 5,000 contributors, with 12,000 digitally prepared illustrations. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Tenth Edition of 2007.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10207
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